Murrelektronik Passive Distribution Systems & General Connectivity Quiz

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This quiz is geared towards developing a general understanding in regards to passive (or pass-through) wiring technology and how those devices connect to other field devices, specifically MAC valves and Murr passive distributors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Conventional wiring refers to the use of terminal strips and junction boxes.  What is/are the common responses for continuing to use this wiring method?
    • A. 

      We’ve always done it that way

    • B. 

      We just don't like new technology that saves our company money

    • C. 

      We like spending more time than necessary on our jobs

    • D. 

      None the above

  • 2. 
    Certain MAC valves have a 2.4 watt coil that operates off of a regulated 24vdc power supply.  How much current will this valve consume when energized?
    • A. 

      It varies by PLC/controller manufacturer

    • B. 

      0.225 Amps

    • C. 

      0.5 Amps

    • D. 

      0.1 Amp

  • 3. 
    The electrical terms voltage and current most closely relate to the following fluid power terms? Click here for a clue.
    • A. 

      Voltage=Pressure and Current=Flow

    • B. 

      Voltage=Bore and Current=PSI

    • C. 

      Voltage=Cv and Current=Pressure

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What does IDC stand for? For additional information click here.
    • A. 

      Insulation Displacement Communications

    • B. 

      Industrial Displacement Connectors

    • C. 

      Insulation Displacement Connectors

    • D. 

      Insulation Differential Connectors

  • 5. 
    True or False: Electrical components incapable of controlling current by means of another electrical signal are called passive devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements are true of Murr's passive distribution systems?
    • A. 

      May increase wiring errors of field devices

    • B. 

      Can make installation and start-up more complicated

    • C. 

      Likely to increase servicing times

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Murr’s passive distribution systems are available with which of the following cables and/or connections? Click here and here for help.
    • A. 

      Pre-wired homerun cables

    • B. 

      Pluggable homerun cables

    • C. 

      Pluggable rear connections

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is the maximum number of field device connections on a Murr passive distributor? Click here for help.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 9. 
    On Murr’s MVP12-M series of distributors, what does the last M stands for? Click here for help.
    • A. 

      Made in Germany

    • B. 

      Modbus

    • C. 

      Modular

    • D. 

      Metal

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    True or False: The gained reliability and efficiencies on the machine build side are the main goal of passive wiring, making it an ideal "next step" for machine builders interested in reducing labor costs and time for final assembly on a machine without a complete re-design.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Murr's IDC technology is comprised of which of the following components? Click here for help and select all that apply
    • A. 

      Strain Relief

    • B. 

      Connector Termination

    • C. 

      Sealing Nut

    • D. 

      Contact Carrier

  • 12. 
    Which of the following Murr Valve Plugs are available to connect to MAC (and other brands of) valves? Click here for help and select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Form A (18 mm)

    • B. 

      Form B (10 mm)

    • C. 

      Form BI (11 mm)

    • D. 

      Form C (8 mm)

    • E. 

      Form CI (9.4 mm)

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